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Zac Goldsmith

Frank Zacharias Robin "Zac" Goldsmith, MP is an English environmental journalist, entrepreneur, and Conservative Party politician. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond Park since winning the seat at the 2010 general election.
Goldsmith is the middle child of Lady Annabel Vane-Tempest-Stewart and the late financier Sir James Goldsmith, who left Zac between £200 and £300 million from his £1.2 billion fortune (1997). From 1998 to 2007, he was editor of The Ecologist magazine. During this time, he became a London campaigner and commentator on environmental issues. Goldsmith became a Conservative Party parliamentary candidate in 2005. That same year, he was appointed deputy chairman of the Conservative Quality of Life Policy Group, co-authoring its report published in 2007. He was placed on the party's "A-List" of prospective parliamentary candidates by David Cameron, the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Downing Street under pressure for inquiry into 'paedophile dossier'
2014-07-03
Tory MP Zac Goldsmith, one of the organisers of the campaign by MPs, warned ministers that demand for a Hillsborough-style investigation into decades of failure was becoming “irresistible”. He said: “It does make sense to have all these different ...
(Evening Standard)
  1. Call for paedophile inquiry including Barnes guest house allegations gathers pace

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Zac Goldsmith MP could lose driving licence after speeding
2014-07-02
Goldsmith, 39, MP for Richmond Park and north Kingston, was caught speeding in Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond, on February 20 this year and on December 4 and 5, 2013, in Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith. He was caught exceeding the 30mph ...
(Your Local Guardian)

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    Heathrow crash film in 'appalling taste' says pro-expansion group
    2014-06-23
    "We are genuinely shocked that Zac Goldsmith and his celebrity judging panel have stooped so low to score a cheap political point by whipping up fear in the local community. "Most local residents want Heathrow to succeed and will not recognise this ...
    (getwestlondon)
    1. Video of jumbo jet smashing into houses in London wins controversial competition
    2. Jumbo jet smash film wins in anti-Heathrow competition

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    Trenython Manor named UK Considerate Hotel of the Year 2014
    2014-06-17
    First time guest of honour Zac Goldsmith received the 'Good Egg' award, a title given to those who have inspired and encouraged others to embrace certain principles of life relating to environmental, sustainable and socially responsible performance.
    (Hotel Owner)
    1. Top hotels win green awards

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    Airport wars: Heathrow and Gatwick argue about who offers the most benefits
    2014-05-13
    Swathes of his own party, including Boris and Zac Goldsmith, are totally set against a third runway. Nick Clegg has ruled out supporting a Heathrow third runway but has expressed an interest in the Gatwick option. Ed Miliband on the other hand has ...
    (Spectator.co.uk (blog))
    1. Commentary: How will roads cope with bigger Heathrow?
    2. Heathrow expects £100bn boost for Britain from new runway
    3. Heathrow to offer third runway opposition £550m compensation pot

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    PM says growing resistance to antibiotics risks 'unbelievably bad' crisis
    2014-05-07
    His remarks came after Tory MP Zac Goldsmith said: 'The chief medical officer warned last month that we are misusing antibiotics to such an extent that we risk returning, in just a matter of years, to a 19th-century environment where routine operations ...
    (Daily Mail)
    1. Goldsmith, Z - Antimicrobial resistance

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    Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall led mourners at the funeral of her brother ...
    2014-05-02
    After everyone had entered the church, Mr Shand's biodegradable wicker coffin – adorned by garlands of flowers – was carried inside by pallbearers. Also attending were Conservative MPs Nicholas Soames and Zac Goldsmith. Camilla and her siblings often ...
    (Western Gazette)
    1. Camilla leads mourners at brother's funeral
    2. Prince Charles and Camilla lead mourners at Mark Shand's funeral
    3. Funeral for Camilla's brother

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    Camilla is pictured with her brother Mark Shand
    2014-04-23
    Prince Charles's brother-in-law settled down when he fell for Clio Goldsmith, niece of billionaire entrepreneur Sir James Goldsmith and the cousin of Jemima Khan and Tory MP Zac Goldsmith. They married in 1990 and had a daughter Ayesha. Mark has ...
    (Mirror.co.uk)
    1. Duchess of Cornwall's brother Mark Shand dies in fall
    2. Tributes for Camilla's brother
    3. A playboy and gossip but he never let his beloved sister down: Richard Kay on ...

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    Zac Goldsmith MP: The Miller controversy is a reminder of why we need a proper ...
    2014-04-08
    Everyone has an opinion about Maria Miller. The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards thought she should repay £45,800. MPs on the House of Commons Committee on Standards think she should repay £5,800. A large majority of the public, if the polls ...
    (Conservative Home)
    1. Tory MP Zac Goldsmith: 'I am surprised Maria Miller hasn't stepped down'
    2. The Maria Miller affair shows we need the right to recall MPs
    3. Tories break ranks in 'damaging' Maria Miller row

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